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Can you pinch an inch?

Friday, January 09, 2015

It's all too tempting to spoil our pets with tit bits and a little extra food here and there, but like us, if your pet isn't burning those extra calories off with exercise, the pounds will soon pile on. With the recent ITV television programme “Fat Pets” hitting our screens this January, it certainly motivates us to help our pets shape up throughout 2015!

Carrying around all that extra weight can predispose pets to the following conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Back problems
  • Skin problems
  • Liver disease


Here's how we can help…

We run regular free weight clinics at our Wells Road Hospital and Surgery, as well as at most of our local branches too. The nurse will perform regular ‘weigh ins’ for your pet and will work with you to set up a suitable diet and exercise programme to get your pet fit again.

 Throughout January, we are offering 25% off Hill's Metabolic Advanced Weight solution, proven to help your pet lose weight.

Success story: Alfie

Who could forget our Pet of the Month in August, Alfie Loftus, who lost over 16% of his body weight in just 6 months? With the help of veterinary nurse, Vicki, who was in charge of his weight loss programme, and a diet of Hills Feline Metabolic, he slimmed down from 8.15kgs to 6.79kgs and is now a much happier, healthier kitty!

Give us a call today on 01275 832410, to give your pet a new lease of life this year!


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